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Is Rick Perry completely pro-life? Debate swirls around rape, incest exception

Kathleen Gilbert Thu Sep 22 17:05 EST Abortion

Perry's press secretary recently said that Perry supports exceptions for rape and incest, but local pro-life leaders say this just reflects Perry's support for incremental legislation, and that he would support a bill without such exceptions.

Elderly priest suspended for denouncing abortion, homosexual behavior

Patrick B. Craine Thu Sep 22 09:26 EST Abortion

The diocese said the 85-year-old priest's comments were consistent with Church teaching, but lacked the proper "pastoral" sensitivity.

X-Factor contestant repeatedly refused abortion despite life-threatening cancer diagnosis

Kathleen Gilbert Thu Sep 22 08:25 EST Abortion

A young breast cancer patient on Australia's X-Factor described how her miscarriage caused her to refuse doctors when they urged her to abort her baby to pursue immediate treatment.

Tennessee county defunds Planned Parenthood to tune of nearly $400,000

Jeremy Kryn Thu Sep 22 17:29 EST Abortion

Tennessee Right to Life President Brian Harris told LifeSiteNews that defunding Planned Parenthood has been a long, difficult effort.

Hundreds attend rally in support of Ohio heartbeat bill

Operation Rescue staff Thu Sep 22 15:51 EST Abortion

Hundreds of enthusiastic pro-life supporters flooded the Ohio capitol on Wednesday to support a bill that would give legal protections to all pre-born babies once a heartbeat can be detected.

Perjury, fraud, grand theft, alcoholism: California disciplines two notorious abortionists

Operation Rescue staff Thu Sep 22 15:43 EST Abortion

One abortionist was suspended for his persistent alcoholism, and another following convictions for grand theft, Medi-Cal fraud, and perjury.

Four more Planned Parenthood clinics closing in wake of Texas de-funding law

Thaddeus Baklinski Thu Sep 22 15:18 EST Abortion

Seven Planned Parenthood clinics in North Texas - in Sherman, Gainesville, Arlington, Mesquite, Plano, Terrell, and Waxahachie - have closed, or are scheduled to be closed by the end of September.

Partial-birth abortion ban passes in landslide votes in Michigan legislature

Christine Dhanagom Thu Sep 22 14:30 EST Abortion

"There is no place in our state for those who seek to terminate the life of an unborn child partially delivered from his or her mother,” said Michigan Catholic Conference President and C.E.O. Paul A. Long.

Report: Canada’s Conservatives to re-fund world’s largest abortion provider

Patrick B. Craine Thu Sep 22 07:30 EST Abortion

CBC claimed Thursday morning that the International Planned Parenthood Federation will be given $6 million over three years, with the funds restricted to countries where abortion is illegal.

Outspoken pro-life politician enjoys meteoric rise in deeply pro-abortion Finland

Jeremy Kryn Thu Sep 22 14:57 EST Abortion

A Catholic convert, Timo Soini, who is polling in second place in the country's presidential election, is unabashed about his pro-life views.

Legal experts slam Mexico court plan to overturn state pro-life constitutional amendments

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Thu Sep 22 13:51 EST Abortion

The judges of the Supreme Court "are playing with the law whenever they believe, think, or are in the mood," said constitutional law professor Ingrid Tapia.

China’s one-child toll reaches 400 million

Steve Mosher Thu Sep 22 14:00 EST Opinion

In answer to a question from Congressman Tim Huelskamp, a Chinese official has admitted that China’s population control program has cost 400 million lives, a number greater than that of the population of the United States.

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